What does the word introduction mean?

Usage examples for introduction

  1. I want to give you a note of introduction. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  2. Grant never remembered what he said by way of introduction as he stood staring at the crowd. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. This system is still a recent introduction on the world scene. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various